- Some users may have already been moved to Google Chat and may no longer be able to use classic Hangouts on some platforms.
- If you do not currently have the classic Hangouts app on Android or iOS, you will no longer be able to download the app.
- To continue your conversations from classic Hangouts, get started with Google Chat or learn about the switch from classic Hangouts to Google Chat.
- Classic Hangouts is not available in China.
Your Family Link account can use Hangouts on Android but not on iPhones/iPads.
System and browser requirements
Before you use Hangouts, check if your computer has these:
Operating systems that work with Hangouts
Hangouts works with the current version and 2 previous major releases of the operating systems listed below.
- Mac OS X
- Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions
Web browsers that work with Hangouts
Hangouts works with the current version and one previous major release of the browsers listed below.
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
Hangouts also works with Safari 13 and up.